Christmas gift ideas for active kids

At this time of year, it’s so easy to hibernate indoors. For many children, this can lead to boredom and mischief. Keeping them active is a great way to avoid the restlessness. Here are some lovely gift ideas that will keep active children entertained during the festive period. Family days out choice voucher It’s always lovely to buy someone an experience that will allow them to make memories as a family. With the choice voucher, the recipient family can pick the day out that would suit them best. With venues available around the country, the voucher is ideal for local…

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Christmas gifts for foodies

If you’re looking for Christmas gifts for the foodies in your life, you’ve come to the right place. It’s easy to think that children can’t be foodies, but that’s not the case. My girls love food. Eating, cooking and watching anything to do with food. So, there are a few ideas here that are for adults only but there are also a few that would be great for little ones. Little Cooks Co Subscription Box My children love to cook but I really struggle to find the time to bake with them. The beauty of a subscription box is that…

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Christmas gift guide for primary school children

Is there a ‘right’ thing to buy primary school age children for Christmas? Do you limit how much you spend or buy as much as you can afford? I’m not one for vast numbers of presents piled under the Christmas tree. I tell my girls they can only ask Santa for one thing. As long as it’s reasonable that’s what they get, along with a few stocking fillers. A couple of years ago, the four gift rule started to make its way around social media. The four gifts are something you want, something you need, something to wear, something to…

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Christmas gifts for mums who run

When you enter the London Marathon ballot, you don’t find out that you’ve got a place until October. At that point, you are plunged into six months of Winter training. It’s tough, and it’s all-consuming. So, if you know a runner who will be training through the Winter for any reason, here are a few Christmas gift suggestions they will love. Running clothing The Poppy Shop Running Leggings: Last year I highlighted how the Poppy Shop supports the work of the Royal British Legion all year round, not just on Remembrance Day. This year, they’ve introduced a gorgeous range of camouflage fitness…

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Quirky Christmas gifts for the older generation

As people get older, they seem to become more difficult to buy for. It may be because you reach a certain age where you have all you need, or because you’re trying to cut down on clutter. Either way, here are a few ideas on what to buy for the person who has everything. Keepsakes Sentimental keepsakes are often the gifts we appreciate the most. Something to remind you that the person who bought it is thinking of you. Personalised hip flask: This hip flask from prezzybox comes in a personalised leather sleeve. Choose up to three initials to engrave…

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